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Fundraiser set to Help Pawhuska Teachers

Nov 23, 2018

There will be an art driven fundraiser to support Pawhuska Public School teachers next week at 617 Kihekah Ave. in Pawhuska. The fundraiser starts on Thursday and runs through Saturday. There will be an artist reception for students and parents on Thursday evening from 5-7. On Friday, doors o ... read more »

County Commissioners to Talk Employee Drug Testing

Nov 23, 2018

The Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at the Osage County Courthouse for a regular scheduled meeting. Among other things, the County Commissioners will talk about the way county employees get drug tested. This item was tabled last week because the Commissioners would like to ... read more »

Blizzard to Hit Dewey on Saturday

Nov 23, 2018

The unofficial forecast calls for a blizzard to strike downtown Dewey Saturday afternoon.  It will be the second-annual Dewey Blizzard presented by Patriot Auto and sponsored by the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.  Publisher of the Examiner-Enterprise, Matt Tranquill says instead of o ... read more »

Pawhuska Chamber to Host Coffee Roundup

Nov 22, 2018

The Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce will host a coffee roundup on Friday, Nov. 30 at the Pioneer Woman Mercantile-Bakery. Guests are invited to drop in between 7:45 and 9:45 in the morning. The Chamber says it will be a great networking opportunity for area businesses in Pawhuska.  ... read more »

Bartlesville Wins Fluoridation Quality Award

Nov 21, 2018

Bartlesville is one of thirteen cities in Oklahoma whose water systems received a Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.   Fluoridation is the adjustment of fluoride in drinking water to a level that is effective for preventing too ... read more »

Candidate Filings Just Around the Corner

Nov 21, 2018

Candidates wanting to run for a municipal office in the city of Pawhuska or a board of education position in any Osage County School District must file their declaration between the time of Monday, Dec. 3 beginning at 8 a.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. Wards 1 and 2 will each be accepting ... read more »

Spurs and Arrows Showcasing Local Artwork

Nov 21, 2018

The Spurs and Arrows gift shop has plenty of artwork from local Osage and Cherokee artist Joe Don Brave. His license plates, magnets, key chains and cutting boards will make for great Christmas gifts for anyone on your list. Spurs and Arrows encourages you to hurry in or call 918-287-1523. Bl ... read more »

Local Offices to be Closed for Thanksgiving

Nov 21, 2018

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, trash pickup in the city of Pawhuska will take place on Friday. The Osage County Courthouse will be closed Thursday and Friday, but will re-open on Monday, Nov. 26. The Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce will also be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, but they ... read more »

School Board Candidates to File Next Month

Nov 21, 2018

Candidates for school boards in five Washington County School Districts will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 o'clock Monday morning, December 3rd and ending at 5 on Wednesday, December 5th.  According to Election Board Secretary, Yvonne House the board positions at stake wi ... read more »

Bridge Work to Close Part of U. S. 60

Nov 21, 2018

The State of Oklahoma will close a portion of U.S. Highway 60 in Nowata County next month.  The Oklahoma Department of Transportation plans to replace two bridges on US-60 east of the US-169 junction in Nowata County is scheduled to begin Monday, December 3rd. That will have a significant im ... read more »

Preliminary Hearing Begins for Meidl Murder Case

Nov 20, 2018

A preliminary hearing began on Tuesday at the Washington County Courthouse regarding the Aug. 19 murder of Gregg Meidl. 17-year-old T.J. Donaldson, was arraigned on first-degree murder charges in August. 18-year-old Tyler Thomison of Delaware and Thomas Wayne Alexander were presented with second ... read more »

Bartlesville Library Receives Grant From Phillips 66

Nov 20, 2018

Phillips 66 has awarded a grant to the Bartlesville Public Library and they will use it to get new furniture for the Youth Services Department. A library building renovation project began nearly three years ago and in that time two reading houses have been installed on the east side of the bu ... read more »

Osage Nation Prevention Program to Hold Christmas Event

Nov 20, 2018

The Osage Nation Prevention Office will be having plenty of fun on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Osage County Fairgrounds. The Osage Nation Prevention Program will present a “Charlie Brown Christmas” at the Agriculture Building from 9 o’ clock to 8:30. There will be a holiday mark ... read more »

Residents Raise Concern Over Fire Department

Nov 20, 2018

The Dewey City Council members breezed through their agenda Monday evening, but it was the public who wanted their voices to be heard during citizen's input that made Monday night's meeting so contentious. The city of Dewey has a volunteer fire department and after a few changes had t ... read more »

ODOT Will Shift Traffic Flow on Adams Blvd

Nov 20, 2018

You should be aware of traffic shifts at the Caney River bridge on Adams Blvd in Bartlesville next week.  As part of an ongoing project to rehabilitate the US-60 bridge over the Caney River, you should be alert to traffic shifts in the corridor on Monday. O-DOT urges you to use caution and p ... read more »